Government keen to expand IT industry for economic development: Dar 

Islamabad, January 03, 2023 (PPI-OT):Finance Minister Ishaq Dar says present government is keen to expand IT industry to increase youth’s contribution to the economic development of Pakistan. He was talking to CEO Digital Ocean, Yancey Spruill who called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday. Yancey Spruill expressed gratitude to the Finance Minister and shared their business profile and their contribution to the economic development of Pakistan.

He also apprised the Finance Minister about their current investment in the country in software development and enabling medium and cloud computing SMEs. He also showed interest in expanding their business further in Pakistan. The CEO Digital Ocean also apprised the Finance Minister that they have recently acquired Cloud ways Pakistan and they are planning to start a training programme for Pakistani youth in the country in collaboration with various universities in order to provide IT skills to enable them to compete in global market.

The Finance Minister appreciated Digital Ocean for showing interest in training the manpower of the country in IT. He further assured that Government will provide all kinds of support required by the company in order to expand its business and investment in the country. Yancey Spruill thanked the Finance Minister for extending cooperation and support.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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